Bug 109399 - Epiphany doesn't pick up Mozilla plugins
Epiphany doesn't pick up Mozilla plugins
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: epiphany (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Christopher Blizzard
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Reported: 2003-11-07 09:26 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-02 16:55:58 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2003-11-07 09:26:10 EST
Description of problem:

When installing web browser plugins such as Flash, the appropriate
directory in FC1 is /usr/lib/mozilla-1.4.1/plugins. Unfortunately, the
Epiphany web browser doesn't immediately have access to those plugins.
As documented in the Epiphany FAQ, the fix is to set MOZ_PLUGIN_PATH
to point to the proper directory.

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How reproducible:

Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download Flash from http://www.flash.com/
2. Install it
3. Run Mozilla and see Flash work; run Epiphany and see Flash not work.

Additional info:

I'm not sure where MOZ_PLUGIN_PATH should be set; on my system, I
wanted to be sure it was set correctly for all users, so I added


to /etc/profile.
Comment 1 Christopher Blizzard 2003-12-02 16:55:58 EST
Plugins should be installed in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins.  Epiphany and
Mozilla both look there.

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